Friday, October 31, 2008

It’s the little things…

IMG_6613Joseph, the manager in charge of the dining room at our Jerusalem hotel, oozes charm.  At breakfast the first morning he sidled up to me as I stood contemplating the coffee-making machine.

“I will make you a special coffee”, he said conspiratorially. “Let me guess – cappuccino, low fat milk, no sugar?”

I bet he tries this line with all the ladies.  After all, what woman of-a-certain-age wouldn’t like the implication from this that she watches her weight - and it shows? 

He brought it to me at the table a few minutes later with a flourish.

“I give you a smiley face!”